When we are focused and eager to accomplish something, sometimes life give up on us!

The same thing happened to the 26-year-old, Bre Payton who was known for her writing and political commentating. The Washington DC girl passed away on 28 December 2018, after she was found out unconscious and barely breathing by her friend Morgan Murtaugh on Thursday morning.

Before the tragedy, on Wednesday, she had asked her fans to tune in the channel to see her on Television. Unfortunately, those words turn out to be the devil words. But what’s the cause of Bre Payton death?

Here is more about Bre Payton biography, including the cause of her death, family, boyfriend, and profession.

Bre Payton Biography – Family, Education & Profession

Born in 1992 in the city of United States, Bre Payton was a staff writer for the Federalist, who lived in the Washington D.C. Her parents George and Cindy Payton raised her along with her brothers, James and Jack and sisters, Christina and Cheekie Payton.

Payton earned her education from Western Christian High School in Upland, California. For further study, she went to Patrick Henry College where she graduated with the degree in Bachelor of Arts in Political Journalism. She had also attended the Citrus College in Glendora, California.

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Payton, who used to celebrate her birthday on 8th June, passed away on 28th December 2018. She had begun her career working as a Features Editor for Citrus College Clarion from January to December 2011. Then, she worked as a Freelancer for World Magazine from January to September 2012.


Afterward, Payton began working as a Social Media Coordinator in Patrick Henry College from January to May 2013. There, she used to manage all the PHC’s social media account as well as coordinated projects of students and the general public. To garner more PHC’s followers, Payton used a new strategy where she contributed with web contents and management of the School websites.

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Then, Payton worked as an intern from May to August 2013 in the National Journalism Center. She had even served for nonprofit new sites Watcgdog.org. She also worked at Fox News, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, and others. Her works were also featured in Washington Times, World Magazine, The Daily Caller, and other.

From June 2015 to December 2018, Payton served as a staff writer for The Federalist. There, she worked as a culture and millennial politics reporter. She worked on the subject matter of Kanye West to Supreme Court ruling to breaking news.

Bre Payton Cause of Death?

The Conservative writer Payton suddenly died on Friday when she was found unresponsive and barely breathing on Thursday morning. Her friend, Morgan Murtaugh found her and called the 911 and was rushed to the San Diego Hospital on 28th December 2018. Morgan took to Twitter and explained the situation:

San Diego doctor did the CT scan and found out Payton had suffered from H1N1 Virus which is commonly called Swine Flu. With no miracle on her side, she passed away. Her friend, Morgan Murtaugh confirmed her death on Twitter, saying:

“Thank you everyone for your prayers… Unfortunately Bre has passed. Please send prayers to her family. Rest in paradise you beautiful soul.”

However, the sudden death of Payton shocked all her close friends. The Federalist’s publisher, Ben Domenech also confirmed her death, saying:

“Bre has passed, We are devastated. Last we saw her, she was her funny, smart, vivacious self. Now lost to us so suddenly.”

Meghan McCain also sent her prayers to Payton’s family on Twitter.

Payton was known for her hardworking, compassionate and joyful nature. Her death has left us a hole in our heart. Our prayers are with Payton’s family, who is in mourning after her death. May her soul rest in paradise!

Who was Bre Payton Boyfriend?

Bre Payton was dating Ryan Colby, who is a media relation working for a non-profit organization that fights for religious liberty. Together, they had served as a conservative, supporter of the 2nd amendment.

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However, Bre and her boyfriend, Ryan, didn’t speak much about their relationship. However, she used to post pictures with her boyfriend most often on Instagram. On 12th November 2017, she uploaded a photo with her boyfriend for the first time.


Since then, the Conservative writer often flaunted her beau on her Instagram account. The pair also visited The White House on 21st October and mentioned that the day was perfect for White House fall garden tour.


Before Payton passed away, she and her boyfriend, Ryan, had spent a good time in Exiles Bar D.C on 16th December 2018. However, it was the last date for the couple.